Specific Classes of Compounds

R-5.5.3 Salts

Anion derived from alcohols, phenols and their chalcogen analogues by loss of the hydrogen atom of the chalcogen atom as a hydron are named by changing the final "ol" of the name to "olate". When the group has an abbreviated name, for example, methoxy, the anion name may be formed by changing the ending "-oxy" to "-oxide".

Examples to R-5.5.3

R-5.5.4 Ethers and chalcogen analogues
R-5.5.5 Hydroperoxides and peroxides
R-5.5.6 Hydropolysulfides and polysulfides
R-5.5.7 Sulfoxides, sulfones, and their analogues

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